Hello and welcome to the Match Preview & Prediction of the 1st International ODI between Sri Lanka & Australia, which-one will be played in Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele on 14th June.
After slightly one sided 3 Matches, T20 series completion, which-one Sri Lanka lost by Australia with a 2-1 margin. Now Sri Lanka will try to cover-up in 5 matches, ODI Series and on other side Australia will try to capture on ODI series also. Currently, Australia is on 3rd Position on ODI ranking and on other side Sri Lanka on 8th Position..
If we will look on Sri Lanka International ODI, then Lanka played last International ODI series in January against Zimbabwe, that one Lanka captured by 2-1 margin. Problem for Lankan side is they didn’t face any better ranking team in lastly 7-8 months. If Lanka wants to capture on ODI series then every department will be perform together and beat to stronger Australian side..
On the other side Australia played last International ODI series in Mar-Apr against Pakistan in Pakistan home surface, where Pakistan beat to Australia by 2-1 margin. If We will look on Australia side, then all players are experienced and if they will perform together then it’s easy for Australia to capture on ODI series also.
Sri Lanka Probable XI: Pathum Nissanka, Danuskha Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Bhanunka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Thushara and Maheesh Theekshana
Australia Probable XI: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labushagne, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Kane Richardson, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Swepson
Total Matches: 98
Sri Lanka Won: 33
Australia Won: 61
No Result: 4
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 31°C and humidity will be 63%. The speed of the wind will be around 16 km/h and the sky will be cloudy.
The pitch at the Pallekele Stadium is sporting track, both batters and bowlers will get some support from the pitch. If batsman will get set on the pitch then, they can play their shots, the spinners have been getting some turn from the ball after as it gets a bit old. whoever will win the toss expected that one will look for bowl first.
Match Timings- 2:30 PM IST
Live Streaming – Sony Six and Sony LIV app
Australia will win 🇭🇲